These Colours Productions win the Dupliquick Zebra prize

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This article is from 2009.

These Colours Productions win the Dupliquick Zebra prize

These Colours Productions, the team behind King of Gypsies have started their festival season in style by winning the first award of the year, the Dupliquick Zebra prize for poster design. The company won £500 in cash plus £500 worth of printing.

The runners-up, who won £250 worth of printing each, were All Aboard Productions with Thumbelina and Vivid Theatre Company with The Collector. A special fourth prize of £100 worth of printing was also awarded to KMB Productions for the poster they designed to promote their show, ‘It’s not the end of the world’.

This article is from 2009.

King of the Gypsies

  • 4 stars

'Gypsy don't talk to non-Gypsy. T'ain't right. Not never.' But this one's talking. Should you listen? Can you trust him? Verbatim and new writing collide. Unique theatre from the heart of today's Gypsy community. www.thesecolours.com

Thumbelina (A Swallow's Tale)

Kidnapped by a toad, snatched by a maybug, married to a mole... Life's quite an adventure when you're only the size of a thumb. A swallow tells this magical tale through puppetry, dance and song. www.thumbelinathemusical.com

It's Not the End of the World (But You Can See it from Here)

  • 2 stars

Life was rubbish. By the skip load. But an Edinburgh show? At lunchtime? Mike's glass was overflowing.With sour grapes. Which is funny. Unless you're Mike.

Collector

Frederick Clegg is obsessed with Miranda Gray: he'srepressed, introverted and unloved, a collector of butterflies and keen photographer; she's a beautiful, privileged art student. When Frederick wins the pools, he buys a remote farmhouse and abducts Miranda.

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